Desmond Beazley

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Hook into Angular’s Initialization Process

<b>This article</b> <b>originally appeared on</b> <b>dormoshe.io</b><p>Sometimes you need to hook into internal processes. Sometimes you need to run your code before the …

The Sony A9 inches the mirrorless camera market forward

Mirrorless cameras. On paper, some of them seem perfect. They’re quick and powerful with lightweight bodies, but their main drawback has been equally light lens catalogs.<p>Having a variety of prime, telephoto, macro, sport and the like, all with distinctive shooting characteristics is what give …

Using React, Redux and Webpack with Dotnet Core to build a modern web frontend

As a developer, I consider myself mostly a Dotnet developer. But when building modern applications for the web, there’s no way around it: every web …

Confirmed: Mysterious ancient Maya book, Grolier Codex, is genuine

900-year-old astronomy guide is oldest known book written in the Americas.<p>In a rare reversal, archaeologists have determined that a Maya book written …

Why Do We Love Images Of Emptiness? Scientists And Artists Explain

Psychology reveals why wide open spaces appeal to the human eye.<p>Many of the most iconic photographs ever taken feature people as their subjects. But some photographs of empty spaces that are devoid of human life manage to freeze the echoes of human existence in a visually arresting way–and it can …

Restoring My MacBook Pro Back to Life With The Drobo 5N

Having a backup plan for your data is great, but the real test comes when you have to actually restore your information from that backup in the …

Review Sony A6300: better than the A6000?

In February 2016, Sony surprised with the announcement of the Sony A6300. The Sony A6300 is the showpiece/flagship among the Sony cameras with an …

Five Android app launchers you absolutely need to consider today

So you finally bought that brand-new phone you’ve been drooling over the last couple of months. Or maybe you’re starting to get bored of your …

Photographer Greg Armfield on how he missed mating rhinos at Nairobi national park

It was amazing to see the comments roll in, from friends and strangers, saying, ‘I can’t believe you missed that, Greg’<p>Even people in my own office asked, “Did you really miss that?” On my Facebook page, I posted a few photos I took of the rhinos before this shot was taken, but the reality is that …

Wildlife

From Amateur to Professional: A 25-Year Photographic Journey

Picture Stories<p>In 1989, Sanjiang was a dusty hill town in the southwest Chinese province of Guangxi. It was known for its covered wooden bridges but didn’t have many visitors. When my 23-year-old self stretched his legs after a bumpy five-hour bus ride, it felt like high noon at a Wild West …

The selling of the Krays: how two mediocre criminals created their own legend | Duncan Campbell

With three new Kray films and yet more books on the way, Duncan Campbell recalls that the twins were always better at fame than crime<p>In 1965, David Bailey, already Britain’s most fashionable photographer, took a portrait of the gangster twins Ronnie and Reggie Kray, who looked fiercely well-groomed …

How Docker can transform your development teams

Waiting for the right build has been a historical problem with test environments, while differences between development, test and production have …

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is like the Android iPad Air you always wanted

You might be hard-pressed to pick the new 9.7-inch version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 out of a lineup of Apple iPad Air 2's.<p>Side by side, the …

IPad Air

Novak Djokovic apologises to ballgirl

Novak Djokovichas apologised for shouting "towel" at a young ballgirl describing it as "a moment in battle"<p>Novak Djokovic said he has apologised to the ball girl who he appeared to shout at during his tense fourthround win on Tuesday.<p>The Serbian champion lost his temper when he lost a point in the …

Wimbledon 2015: Roger Federer to face Andy Murray in semifinals

<b>Wimbledon, England (CNN) —</b> Roger Federer's serve was broken at Wimbledon for the first time at this year's tournament but it was simply a minor hiccup for the seven-time champion as he progressed to set up a dream semifinal with Andy Murray.<p>Second seed Federer toyed with Gilles Simon for much of …

River Cruising With Kids: Three Reasons to Go

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>River cruising is hot right now, one of the fastest growing markets in travel.<p>A river ship doesn’t have the climbing walls, play zones, or indoor skydiving activities that filigree ocean-going ships, which isn’t surprising, given that the median age on a river cruise ship is …

Family Travel

Spotlight: Photographer Nicholas Goodden

MagMaker / February 23, 2015<p><b>My name is</b> Nicholas Goodden. I’m an award winning urban photographer based in London, founder of the Street Photography …

Adobe Lightroom 5 Out Now for Windows and Mac for $149

Back in April, Adobe released a Lightroom 5 public beta, a preview version meant to iron out bugs. Today, Adobe brought the program out of beta …

Lightroom 5 and an Up to Speed Guide

Adobe has just released Lightroom 5, and the changes are amazing! With every version Lightroom gets better and better, but every time they change …

Popular Space-Saving App JPEGmini Now Available for Windows

Beamr’s space-saving application JPEGmini has gone through a few evolutions over time. What started as a web app to reduce JPEG files by up to 5x …